Mrs. Wylene Wood Absher of Wilkesboro passed away Tuesday morning March 5, 2013, at her home. She was 77.
Wylene passed away after a prolonged illness from a rare neurological condition call Progressive Supranuclear Palsy; more information can be found at www.psp.org.
Mrs. Absher was born in Laurens County, Ga., on Sunday, Oct. 27, 1935, to the late Wiley Edward Wood and Cleo Daniel Wood.
She graduated from A.L. Miller School for girls in Macon, Ga., in 1953. She was a member of Glendale Springs Missionary Baptist Church, where she taught Adult Women’s Sunday School Class for over 40 years. She retired from Wilkes County Department of Social Services, where she worked as a Medicaid Intake Worker for 22 years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Roger Absher; two sons; Charles Roger Absher Jr. of Rural Hall, and Carlton Edward Absher of Matthews; one daughter, Joy Cheree Harrold, of Knoxville, Tenn.; two sisters, Delores Oppizzi and Janice Bassett both of Perry, Ga.; two grandchildren, Bradford Absher and Emily McNeill, both of Wilkesboro; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, March 8, 2012, at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Andrew Lee, Rev. Reeves Jones and Speaker Jesse Absher officiating. Burial will follow in the Glendale Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-noon on Friday, March 8, 2013, one hour prior to the funeral service.
Memorials may be made to: CurePSP, 30 E. Padonia Road, Suite 201, Timonium, MD 21093 or to Gideon’s International, PO Box 993, West Jefferson, NC 28694.
You may give the family your condolences at our website www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.